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Los Angeles County - Professional Armed Officer

Job Description



HIRE ON BONUS-$2,000*

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

Do you want to make a difference? If so, Securitas USA has immediate openings for candidates who currently possess a Firearm Permit, are selected, assigned and begin work at a high-profile County client site in designated cities (including El Monte, Pomona, Commerce, Los Angeles, Eats Los Angeles, Norwalk, Cudahy, Montebello, Compton, Rancho Dominguez, Downey and Culver City).

As an Armed Guard, you will observe and report activities and incidents at an assigned Client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Additionally, primary responsibilities as an armed guard includes precluding unauthorized access to facilities, and the conversion, theft or intentional destruction of physical assets; responding to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate escalation of force level up to and including armed response as dictated by the situation and protocol, making periodic tours to check for irregularities and inspecting protection devices and fire control equipment. Lastly, duties also include preserving order and acting to enforce regulations / directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Controls access to client site or facility through the admittance process; precludes unauthorized access to facilities, and the conversion, theft or intentional destruction of physical assets; assists visitors with a legitimate need to gain entry to the facility; screens visitors and client employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite their admittance to the site or facility.
  • Responds to unusual or emergency situations using the appropriate escalation of force level up to and including armed response following established protocol for the site and as dictated by the situation, by the company, and through required training and licensing; maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons as required.
  • Provides an atmosphere in which all client employees and visitors know that the client responds to and cares about their needs; provides a courteous, respectful and pleasant interaction with each client employee and visitor as perceived from their point of view; presents a good image of the client and its security department.
  • Communicates in a manner that is open, honest and responsive in all situations; to the extent authorized, provides information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
  • Monitors entrances and exits; acts to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry; controls entrances, the movement of people and vehicles, and parking; operates a gate and examines vehicle contents; monitors remote entrances using closed circuit television; operates remote access devices; in a calm manner directs persons who cause a disturbance to leave the property.
  • Patrols assigned site on foot or in vehicle; checks for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations, blocked ingress and egress, mechanical problems, and unauthorized persons; inspects buildings and grounds using appropriate equipment and protective gear.
  • Protects evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations; sets up barriers and signage, and provides direction or information to others.
  • Prepares logs or reports as required for site; writes and/or types reports and/or enters information in a computer using standard grammar; inspects security control logs and takes action as required.
  • Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity to client representatives, company management, life/safety personnel or public safety authorities as appropriate for the circumstances and/or as required by the site.
  • Responds to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, inclement weather, and other incidents or conditions following procedures established for the site, by the company, and/or through training or certification.
  • Carries out specific tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as required for the assigned site.




  • 30+ Armed Guard Positions Available

    Across Shifts

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    *Contact HR for additional Hire On Bonus program & eligibility requirements.

    Securitas USA complies with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.*

    *State law requirements will apply to certain positions.

    EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabilities

    PPO #14827

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    Securitas USA is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

    Job Requirements

     

    Job Snapshot

    Location US-CA-El Monte
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Pay Type Hour
    Pay Rate $16.25 /Hour
    Store Type Other
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    Company Overview

    Securitas USA

    Securitas is the most locally-focused security company in the United States, with over 640 local branch managers and approximately 86,000 security officers who provide unmatched security solutions to meet the specific needs of thousands of businesses. Securitas USA's core business is security services. Our main service offering categories are specialized guarding, mobile guarding, remote guarding and corporate risk management. Learn More

    Contact Information

    US-CA-El Monte
    Securitas USA

    Snapshot
    Securitas USA
    Company:
    US-CA-El Monte
    Location:
    Full-Time
    Employment Type:
    Hour
    Pay Type:
    $16.25 /Hour
    Pay Rate:
    Other
    Store Type:

    Job Description



    HIRE ON BONUS-$2,000*

    NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

    Do you want to make a difference? If so, Securitas USA has immediate openings for candidates who currently possess a Firearm Permit, are selected, assigned and begin work at a high-profile County client site in designated cities (including El Monte, Pomona, Commerce, Los Angeles, Eats Los Angeles, Norwalk, Cudahy, Montebello, Compton, Rancho Dominguez, Downey and Culver City).

    As an Armed Guard, you will observe and report activities and incidents at an assigned Client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Additionally, primary responsibilities as an armed guard includes precluding unauthorized access to facilities, and the conversion, theft or intentional destruction of physical assets; responding to unusual or emergency situations using appropriate escalation of force level up to and including armed response as dictated by the situation and protocol, making periodic tours to check for irregularities and inspecting protection devices and fire control equipment. Lastly, duties also include preserving order and acting to enforce regulations / directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Controls access to client site or facility through the admittance process; precludes unauthorized access to facilities, and the conversion, theft or intentional destruction of physical assets; assists visitors with a legitimate need to gain entry to the facility; screens visitors and client employees in an efficient manner in order to expedite their admittance to the site or facility.
  • Responds to unusual or emergency situations using the appropriate escalation of force level up to and including armed response following established protocol for the site and as dictated by the situation, by the company, and through required training and licensing; maintains proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and weapons as required.
  • Provides an atmosphere in which all client employees and visitors know that the client responds to and cares about their needs; provides a courteous, respectful and pleasant interaction with each client employee and visitor as perceived from their point of view; presents a good image of the client and its security department.
  • Communicates in a manner that is open, honest and responsive in all situations; to the extent authorized, provides information regarding the site and surrounding area as requested by visitors.
  • Monitors entrances and exits; acts to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry; controls entrances, the movement of people and vehicles, and parking; operates a gate and examines vehicle contents; monitors remote entrances using closed circuit television; operates remote access devices; in a calm manner directs persons who cause a disturbance to leave the property.
  • Patrols assigned site on foot or in vehicle; checks for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations, blocked ingress and egress, mechanical problems, and unauthorized persons; inspects buildings and grounds using appropriate equipment and protective gear.
  • Protects evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations; sets up barriers and signage, and provides direction or information to others.
  • Prepares logs or reports as required for site; writes and/or types reports and/or enters information in a computer using standard grammar; inspects security control logs and takes action as required.
  • Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity to client representatives, company management, life/safety personnel or public safety authorities as appropriate for the circumstances and/or as required by the site.
  • Responds to incidents of fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, flooding, water discharge, elevator emergency, hazardous materials, inclement weather, and other incidents or conditions following procedures established for the site, by the company, and/or through training or certification.
  • Carries out specific tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as required for the assigned site.




  • 30+ Armed Guard Positions Available

    Across Shifts

    APPLY NOW!


    *Contact HR for additional Hire On Bonus program & eligibility requirements.

    Securitas USA complies with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.*

    *State law requirements will apply to certain positions.

    EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabilities

    PPO #14827

    Key Words: Security Guard, Security Officer, Security, Protective Agent, Watchman, Night Watchman, Day Watchman, Surveillance, Security, Surveillance Officer, Loss Prevention, Theft Prevention, Customer Service Security Officer, Hotel Security Officer, Safety and Security Officer, Store Detective, Area Patrol, Transportation Security Officer, Armed Security Officer, Security Supervisor, Officer, Site Supervisor, Lead Security Officer, Detention Officer, Corporate Security Officer, Security Specialist, Security Officer / Supervisor, Protective Security Officer, Professional Security officer, Licensed Security Officer, Security, Security Manager, Facility Security Officer, Event Security Officer, Site security, Part time security officer, Part time security guard, Certified security Guard, Security Agent, Licensed Security guard, Front desk security officer, front desk security guard, Private security officer, corporate security officer, Patrol Officer, Customer Service, Unarmed Security Guard, Public Safety, Public Safety Officer, Safety Officer, Correctional Officer, Driver Guard, Gate Guard, Facilities Guard, Facilities Safety, Concierge, Asset Protection Specialist, Doorman/Customer Service, Greeter, Door Greeter, Mobile Patrol Officer, Flex Officer, Site Supervisor, Site Security, Event Security, Security Agent, Safety Agent, Facilities Patrol, Building Security, Security Coordinator, Facilities CSO, Security and Safety Officer or Guard, machine setter, machine operator, machine tender, Equipment Setter, Equipment Operator, Equipment Tender, Metals, Plastics, Paver, Construction, Builder, Roofing, Fishing, Farmworker, Farming, Tree Trimmer, Agriculture, Refuse and Recyclable Material Collector, waste management, Recycling and Reclamation Worker, molding and casting worker, machine operator, packaging and filling machine operator, extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setter, operator, tender, grinding and polishing worker, woodworking machine setter, operator, textile machine operator, welder, cutter, welder fitters, grinding, lapping, polishing, buffering machine tool setter, operator, metal, plastic, cutting punching, installation, maintenance repair, tire repair, rock splitter, pipe layer, building materials, tile, marble, setter, meter reader, machine feeder and off bearer, automotive and watercraft service, motorboat operators, bus driver, transit, cooling and freezing equipment operator, mechanical, repair, mechanic, automotive repair, automotive glass installer, automotive body repair, construction helper, construction laborer, landscaping and grounds keeping worker, bus driver, ambulance driver, furniture finisher, manufacturing equipment operator

    Securitas USA is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

    Job Requirements

     
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